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East Providence City Council approves FY14-15 budget

East Providence City Council approves FY14-15 budget

EAST PROVIDENCE — At a special meeting Tuesday evening, Oct. 14, in the City Hall Chamber, the East Providence City Council voted unanimously to approve a revised Fiscal Year 2014-15 budget. All four Councilors present — President and Mayor Jim Briden, Tracy Capobianco, Chrissy Rossi and Tommy Rose — voted for the final budget’s final

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East Providence man is arrested for unemployment fraud

PROVIDENCE — An East Providence man was among those arrested by State Police recently for fraudulently obtaining unemployment insurance benefits they were not entitled to receive. Abel Perdigao, 43, of 21 Fleming Avenue, East Providence, $8,683 in fraudulently obtained unemployment benefits. The arrests, done as part of a State Police sweep in conduction with the

EPHS goalie Devon Federowicz made 12 saves for the Townies in their tie against Warwick Vets.

East Providence, Warwick play to girls’ soccer draw

EAST PROVIDENCE — A pair of winless Division II girls’ soccer teams, host East Providence High School and Warwick Vets, nonetheless put on quite an entertaining performance Wednesday night, Oct. 8, at Pierce Stadium, a contest that almost fittingly ended in a 4-all draw. The game remained scoreless until the 23rd minute when E.P. forward

East Providence resident Jace Pena is in his second year as LaSalle's starting quarterback.

LaSalle football team features key East Providence contributors

EAST PROVIDENCE — When the East Providence High School and LaSalle Academy football teams partake in their first-ever non-Thanksgiving Day regular season meeting Friday night, Oct. 10, at 7 o’clock at Pierce Stadium, the Rams will come to town with a very local flavor. LaSalle features eight East Providence residents among its core players, including

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East Providence Police make presence known at city’s elementary schools

EAST PROVIDENCE — Responding to a rash of recent threats made about potential attacks on elementary schools throughout the region and in the state, the East Providence Police Department made its presence known and felt at those buildings Wednesday morning, Oct. 8. No schools in the city were specifically targeted, but both academic and law

Acting East Providence City Manager Paul Lemont discusses the proposed FY14-15 budget at the October 8 City Council meeting.

Council gives first approval of East Providence’s FY214-15 budget

EAST PROVIDENCE — Aside from what could be deemed a mildly terse tussle between Acting City Manager Paul Lemont and Ward 4 representative Chrissy Rossi, the East Providence City Council, at its meeting Tuesday night, Oct. 7, in the City Hall Chamber, gave the first of what are two necessary approvals to the proposed Fiscal Year

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East Providence actress O’Hara stars in Sci-Fi horror flick

EAST PROVIDENCE — Though a bit late to acting, city native Sissy O’Hara has carved out a burgeoning career in the field, including a part in the upcoming feature-length film, GILGAMESH. Producer Angel Connell and Writer-Director-Producer Richard Chandler for the latter’s Boston Film Family, LLC, GILGAMESH is of the Science Fiction genre about, according to

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Portsmouth holds off East Providence in high school football thriller

EAST PROVIDENCE —  The East Providence Townies and Portsmouth Patriots faced off in a thriller Friday night at Pierce Memorial Stadium, a Division I football game that wasn’t decided in the visiting Pats’ favor, 20-14, until the last second. The Townies made well-timed plays in the first half which kept the game close. However, Portsmouth

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